What was the Coalition for Immokalee?

What was the Coalition for Immokalee?

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) is a worker-based human rights organization recognized for its achievements in the fields of corporate social responsibility, community organizing, and modern-day slavery and other labor abuses common in agriculture.

Who founded the Coalition of Immokalee Workers?

Greg Asbed
2017 – MacArthur Genius Fellowship awarded to CIW Co-Founder, Greg Asbed, for pioneering a “visionary strategy… with potential to transform workplace environments across the global supply chain”

What does the Coalition of Immokalee Workers do?

The CIW is a partner in The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST), advocating for solutions to prevent and end all forms of human trafficking and modern slavery around the world.

Which group forced social change when they started a work boycott against Taco Bell farmers?

Coalition of Immokalee Workers campaign against Taco Bell (Boycott the Bell), 2001-2005.

Has Wendy’s joined the Fair Food Program?

STATEMENT FROM WENDY’S: Wendy’s does not participate in the Fair Food Program because there is no nexus between the program and our supply chain.

What did Wendy’s do wrong?

1) Wendy’s abandoned the Florida tomato industry for GreenHouses outside of the FFP. Wendy’s has released misleading statements, including the claim that greenhouses have “inherent benefits of safe, indoor working conditions,” known to be false by farmworkers.

Is WENDys ethical?

Other than that, the code mostly asks suppliers to “do the right thing” and “treat people with respect.” In an outline of the company’s supply chain practices, Wendy’s even labels itself as a leading example of ethical practices in the industry.

Did Publix join the Fair Food Program?

“Florida’s Hometown Grocer” Since 2009, Publix has stubbornly refused to join the Fair Food Program and to do its part to help improve the lives of the farmworkers who pick its tomatoes.

Why are we boycotting Wendys?